Workflow with Linh Diep, Junior Account Director at Khemistry GrowthOps

In this edition of Workflow, we have Linh Diep, Junior Account Director at Khemistry GrowthOps, talking her favourite local coffee shop.

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Describe what you do: I wear a few hats. By day, I’m a Junior Account Director at Khemistry GrowthOps – a brief-to-broadcast creative agency. By night, I’m running the Assisterhood – a mentorship program and now podcast championing the power of mentoring in our careers, or empowering the next gen of advertising professionals as National Co-Chair of Youngbloods.

How do you like your coffee: From my fave local coffee shop, Bellissimo Coffee. Piccolo please.

Device(s) you use: 13‑inch MacBook Air (for work), 13-inch Dell XPS (personal), Samsung Galaxy S8 (phone).

Describe your working style in one sentence: Three answers to this:

  1. Write down everything – otherwise I will forget, mental notes always disappear
  2. Automate everything, free up brain space by setting daily/weekly reminders for repetitive tasks, and
  3. My process of getting sh!t done: Prioritise, do, evaluate – rinse & repeat.

What does your workspace look like: I work primarily on my Mac laptop. This way I can be mobile / take my laptop to meetings, etc. At my permanent workspace, I have a monitor so I can work on two screens.

The large screen primarily for spreadsheets & timelines, and the other for conversations; either via email or Slack. I’m a massive list person, so I always have an A5 notebook & pen with me and also plenty of sticky notes that serve as reminders / scribbles when I take calls & stick it either on my desk or on my screen to remind myself.

Do you have a favourite playlist for work: Good Vibes on Spotify.

Who would you like to nominate for the next workflow interview: Andy Wright at Streamtime, Never Not Creative, Mentally Healthy.

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About Author

Hey there! I'm Hao, the Editor-in-Chief at Balance the Grind. We’re on a mission to showcase healthy work-life balance through interesting stories from people all over the world, in different careers and lifestyles.